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J.J. Abrams Insists The Portal and Half-Life Movies Are Still Happening

Billie Lourd says she’ll be back in a bigger capacity for Star Wars: Episode VIII. A Thor supporting character may not return for Ragnarok. Plus new details for Scream Queens‘ next season and set pictures from Wonder Woman. Spoilers now!


What It's Like To Be Inside A Washing Machine

Video: Surprise! It’s dizzying as hell. That’s obviously to be expected since a washing machine spins and spins and spins but if you kind of squint just a little bit and flex your imagination a lot of bit, you can pretend that the washing machine is actually a portal opening capsule that’s revving itself up. It starts slowly, you can still make out the people outside the machine but when it kicks into higher gear, they disappear into a different dimension.


Samsung's New Speakers Are Basically Portal Guns

Samsung says these fancy wireless speakers were created at a “state-of-the-art audio lab in Valencia, California.” We know better. They’re clearly the product of Aperture Science, the secret think tank responsible for a hilarious murderous artificial intelligence, not to mention one hell of a teleportation tool.


Guys Use A Portal Gun To Do Some Impossible Basketball Trick Shots

If I had a Portal gun like these guys, I don’t think using it for basketball trick shots would have been on the top of my to do list. But after watching this video, I may have to change my mind.


Forget Smartwatches, You Can Strap This Bendable Phablet Onto Your Wrist

Over the past year or so we’ve seen an awful lot of wearable devices, like smartwatches, designed to complement the smartphone experience. As of yet, none of them are capable of replacing the phone in your pocket, until now. Meet Portal — a flexible phablet device that comes with a strap that lets it sit comfortably on your forearm.


JJ Abrams Is Working On Portal And Half Life Movies With Valve

First Star Trek, then Star Wars now Portal and Half Life: JJ Abrams is quickly becoming the nexus for all things geek, after today confirming he’s working with Valve and its head, Gabe Newell, to create movies based on the game studio’s most popular titles. I think I need to sit down.


The Latest 'Working Portal Gun In Real Life' Hack Is Pretty Damn Cool

Mirrors lined with blue and red LEDs have long been a staple of Portal-themed decoration. Taking it to the next level, however, is jamin101wolf. He bought the Portal gun prop available through ThinkGeek and Amazon, then plugged the two mirrors into remote-control power boxes. With this he pulls off the effect of firing a red and blue portal (which are located on opposite walls, creating the requisite hall-of-mirrors effect.)


Watch Portal Turrets Rise Up Against GLaDOS With Song

When they’re not trying to fill you with lead, the turrets from Portal are actually super-adorable, especially when they have a song to sing. A small team of filmmakers has teamed up to make a new turret anthem and it’s amazing.


Portal's GLaDOS Is Starring In A New Hollywood Blockbuster. Seriously.

GLaDOS, everyone’s favourite homicidal artificial intelligence unit, has popped up in the most unlikely of places: Guillermo Del Toro’s new action/sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim. This must be heard to be believed.


Portal Looks Perfect On A Scientific Calculator

Portal is probably one of the only games I could play over and over again. You always get something a little different. This, however, is incredibly different. It’s the Portal you know, except it’s on a scientific calculator.


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